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MS Teaching LS Maple Sugaring

The seventh grade students at Allendale Columbia School shared their knowledge and expertise about maple sugaring with the third grade students. Each seventh grade student was partnered with a third grade student to talk about the process, then escorted them … Continue reading

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Tents, Fires without Matches, Hiking Food, and so much more!

The constant rain did not deter the Endurance group from having a great time today. We started in the gym pitching tents, both 2-3 man and 3-4 man tents. Of course we did not use stakes, but their freestanding feature … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bags, Knots, Emergency Shelters, and Bonfires for Endurance

The Endurance “campers” had an awesome day!  The weather was amazing: sunny and upper 60’s.  The campers first explored four very unique sleeping bags for their different qualities and learned why each was specialized for the type of camping and … Continue reading

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Fun morning at Montezuma Audubon Center

My Endurance group ventured over to the Montezuma Audubon Center this morning. We met with Nature Chris who taught the students about topographic maps and compass use. After our classroom session in their beautiful building, the students went outside and … Continue reading

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Awesome Day of Endurance!

This week the middle school students at Allendale Columbia School chose a topic of interest to learn about from a wide variety of topics that the teachers offered. I am offering Endurance: Do You Have What It Takes. Today was … Continue reading

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Fun on the last day of classes!

I just had to share the following pictures taken on the last day of classes. The seventh grade science students had fun extracting DNA from strawberries before extracting their own DNA.  The sixth grade math students tried their hand at … Continue reading

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Fun at Ganondagan and Ward’s Science!

Allendale Columbia School seventh grade students went to Ganondagan and Ward’s Science, on Thursday, May 9th. The weather was beautiful and the experts at each facility were amazing! At Ganondagan the students learned about Native American history, traditions, and customs … Continue reading

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